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Subject: In Regards to Inequity in Rural Australia - Let’s Talk.

“We must work together to ensure the equitable distribution of wealth, opportunity, and power in our society.”
–NELSON MANDELA

STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS, PARLIAMENT, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, FEBRUARY 9, 1996… 725 more words

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Why BMJ's advice to 'stop taking antibiotics when you feel better' should be ignored

Stopping antibiotics half way through the course, when a patient feels better, may not guarantee cure of the infection.

A single analysis piece published on July 26, 2017 in the journal BMJ (British Medical Journal) has done more harm than good to the field of antimicrobial stewardship. 815 more words

Health

Bacon Causes Cancer. Fact.

Hey,

Firstly, let me start by saying that Cancer is something that is a horrible disease.  I am sure many of us have been touched by it at some point.   1,584 more words

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Health & You

The quality of your health directly impacts the quality of your life. And now more than ever it is easy to be healthy. There are gyms and spas round every corner.

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Health Travel

Zika Virus: the Bite of Torment

The Zika Virus is a mosquito-borne virus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947, within caged rhesus monkeys placed in the Zika Forest to monitor yellow fever. 485 more words

Politics

Ebola Virus: The Killing Machine

Ebola virus is said to have originated from fruit bats and other forms of bushmeat. This virus enters the human population through close contact with the blood, organs or surface material of infected animals often found ill or dead in the forest (or of those that are hunted). 307 more words

Politics

Yemen Cholera Expected to Spread With Rains -- Could Get 600,000 Cases -- Oxfam

By REUTERS

JULY 21, 2017, 8:27 A.M. E.D.T.

GENEVA — Yemen’s cholera outbreak is far from being controlled and may be further exacerbated by the rainy season, even if the rate of new cases appears to be slowing in some hotspots, the World Health Organisation said on Friday. 396 more words